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USA Track & Field Foundation, Eastbay Team Up to Assist Retired Track & Field Athletes

Wausau, Wis. — As a continuation of an ongoing relationship between the USATF Foundation and Eastbay, the organizations have announced the hiring of two USATF Foundation athlete representatives by Eastbay: Kellie Wells-Brinkley and Andy Fryman. Wells-Brinkley and Fryman are the first two athletes hired by Eastbay through the Foundation partnership. Wells-Brinkley has joined Eastbay as(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 28 Youth Club Grant Recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 28 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental. “We’re thrilled(…)

USATF Foundation Grantees Rise Up at the World Indoor Championships

BIRMINGHAM – The IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England allowed for an exhilarating weekend filled with tears and heartache but Team USA still dominated the podium walking away with 18 medals – 6 Gold, 10 Silver and 2 Bronze. 24 members of those who competed are recent USATF Foundation grant award winners announced Foundation(…)

Run With US! hits Seattle Featuring Olympic athletes Dan O’Brien and Ben Blankenship

The USA Track & Field Foundation brought their exciting youth program Run With US! to a Seattle-based youth track & field club, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The event featured a presentation from former decathlete, gold medal winner and USATF Foundation Director, Dan O’Brien as well as 2016 Olympian(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 64 athletes

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded grants totaling $269,000 to 64 elite track & field athletes announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. The Foundation plans to award over $1,000,000 in grants in 2018, which is a new record. In an effort to simplify the USATF Foundation’s Elite(…)

USATF Foundation Youth Club Grant Application Deadline of Dec 31st is Approaching

The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting Youth Grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its first round of 2018 Youth Grants, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. Youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States are encouraged to apply. The Foundation favors the use of grant money(…)

Michael Viola Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Michael Viola has been named as a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Michael Viola currently serves as the President of the Viola family office, a position he has held since March 2016.  As President of the family’s(…)